Give your taste buds a workout this month. Try out varieties of Mallorca’s most famous sausage, its precious red pepper or get a sugar rush at Esporles’s sweet fair.
October brings with it cooler temperatures and plenty of festivals on the island, many of which are dedicated to Mallorca’s local products. Given that its harvest season, plenty of festivals concentrate on food, with wineries and vineyards in particular opening their doors to visitors and the wine festival a mainstay since 1996.
Other themes include particular kinds of fish, local saints and the dove-tail of the arts festivals which pop up in the Mallorcan summer. Of course, no October festival season would be complete without an Oktoberfest, which is held in a number of pueblos and locations across the island.
Come satiate your sweet tooth with Mallorca’s festival celebrating a delicious day of jams, traditional confections and cakes. […] Fira Dolça d’Esporles
The llampuga or lightning fish is only caught in Mallorca’s waters. In Cala Rajada, find out more about this mysterious fish at it’s namesake annual food fair. […] Llampuga Fair in Cala Ratjada
Sobrasada, a raw cured spicy sausage, is a staple of Mallorcan cuisine. A weekend dedicated to it will give you a chance to sample various incarnations. […] Feria de la Sobrasada
Palma, Santa Margalida
Palma celebrates the saint born in the beautiful village of Valldemossa with a mass and a procession of musicians and wooden giants. […] Colcada de la Beata
Culture and commerce merge at this fair for family fun with interesting stalls, bouncy castles, exciting sports events and art exhibitions. […] “Sa Fira” in Santanyí
Curious about the varieties of wine grown in the different regions of Mallorca? Come to a wine fair in Consell for wine-tastings and interesting viniculture. […] Feria de Otoño y del Vino
The sumptuous red pepper, queen of the nightshade family is honored at the Feria del Pimentón on Mallorca. Roasted, fried or raw the pepper is a staple here. […] “Feria del Pimentón”
Apart from local festivals, there is a wide variety of events taking place during this month on the island. Discover them all together with numerous activities which are ideal for this month by clicking here.
The weather and the smaller crowds of tourists make the autumn a wonderful time to visit the island, and perfect for the October school break. Indeed, half the fun is going from one town to the next and traversing the Mallorcan countryside as it comes alive with shades of red and orange.
Shorter days make for fantastic sunsets before dinner time, and you’ll find the island and the Mallorcan people are more welcoming than ever.
More about Mallorca in October
Find out why, with its glorious sunsets, milder temperatures and plentiful harvest festivals, October may well be the best month to visit Mallorca. […] Mallorca in October
Warm temperatures, great weather and fewer tourists make October one of the best times of year to visit Palma and Mallorca – perfect for the school break. […] Mallorca weather in October
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